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Sound and no picture

When I play some DVDs they play ok for a while and then the video disappears from my samsung HDTV and only the audio is heard.

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Re: sound and no picture

We had same problem its something to do with hdmi connector in the unit.
we used av connectors with 3 colored prongs red yellow and white connected into video out etc. sorrry no good with tech terms! seems to be ok now.

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Re: sound and no picture

Are uusing hdmi out this is known for hdmi issues u could always run stuff direct to tv unless its dvd player u wann watch then back from tv to this digital coxial cable

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